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Brita Ytre-Arne in panel discussion at the NordMedia Conference

Leader of the Media Use in Crisis Situations project, Brita Ytre-Arne, participated in a panel discussion on the resilience of media systems at the NordMedia Conference.

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Brita Ytre-Arne was one of the panelists at “The resilience of different types of media systems“ panel discussion at the NordMedia conference, held virtually on 18-20 August 2021. The panelists discussed “the impact of the [Covid-19] crisis and the resilience of different types of media systems”, focusing on Nordic states.

Ytre-Arne talked about the societal impact of the pandemic and changing news use, and how they illustrate resilience. 

Other panelists included Kari Karppinen from the University of Helsinki, Victor Pickard from the University of Pennsylvania, and Ida Willig from the University of Roskilde. The panel discussion was moderated by Jonas Ohlsson from the University of Gothenburg.

More information about the panel discussion, the other panelists, as well as the NordMedia Network can be found at the NordMedia Network website.